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Honk-Shooooooo... by Steph-Laberis Honk-Shooooooo... :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 180 9 Corgi Chaos! by Steph-Laberis Corgi Chaos! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 302 9 Happy National Black Cat Appreciation Day! by Steph-Laberis Happy National Black Cat Appreciation Day! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 704 25 Leopard Geckos! by Steph-Laberis Leopard Geckos! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 606 36 Doodle Rats! by Steph-Laberis Doodle Rats! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 255 11 Three Halos by Steph-Laberis Three Halos :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 232 35 Adoring Betty by Steph-Laberis Adoring Betty :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 336 11 Sweater Ferret - The Feltie! by Steph-Laberis Sweater Ferret - The Feltie! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 292 23 Self Po' for International Self Portrait Day by Steph-Laberis Self Po' for International Self Portrait Day :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 110 8 Pirat Trick-or-Treater! by Steph-Laberis Pirat Trick-or-Treater! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 143 6 Witchy Boo Rattie! by Steph-Laberis Witchy Boo Rattie! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 153 2 Candy Corn PEW! by Steph-Laberis Candy Corn PEW! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 327 22 Have you seen my candy apple? Guys? by Steph-Laberis Have you seen my candy apple? Guys? :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 201 4 Batty Ratty! by Steph-Laberis Batty Ratty! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 182 7 Iron Giant Tribute -  Not So Dramatic Lighting! by Steph-Laberis Iron Giant Tribute - Not So Dramatic Lighting! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 323 24 Iron Giant Tribute - Dramatic Lighting! by Steph-Laberis Iron Giant Tribute - Dramatic Lighting! :iconsteph-laberis:Steph-Laberis 163 13


The Unicorn by mollygrue The Unicorn :iconmollygrue:mollygrue 378 29 Pony Mane and Tail Tutorial by Voodoo-Tiki Pony Mane and Tail Tutorial :iconvoodoo-tiki:Voodoo-Tiki 1,159 78 A Geometric Approach to Making Plushie Patterns by Diffeomorphism A Geometric Approach to Making Plushie Patterns :icondiffeomorphism:Diffeomorphism 2,152 119 Sapphire and Swift Note by krowzivitch Sapphire and Swift Note :iconkrowzivitch:krowzivitch 179 6 Sunny Day and Crystal Wishes by krowzivitch Sunny Day and Crystal Wishes :iconkrowzivitch:krowzivitch 194 16 Daily Paint #1142. Chocodile by Cryptid-Creations Daily Paint #1142. Chocodile :iconcryptid-creations:Cryptid-Creations 4,456 147 Tiny Little Toilet Peridot by zzleigh Tiny Little Toilet Peridot :iconzzleigh:zzleigh 53 3 Rowsdower vs. Trumpy by FutureDami Rowsdower vs. Trumpy :iconfuturedami:FutureDami 168 54 Squirrel 152: Peanut! by EasternGraySquirrel Squirrel 152: Peanut! :iconeasterngraysquirrel:EasternGraySquirrel 393 158 froggies by Murph3 froggies :iconmurph3:Murph3 437 13 Textured Marker Brush V.3 by bananapanik Textured Marker Brush V.3 :iconbananapanik:bananapanik 4,683 321 Ghostbride Cameo by LittleBreeze Ghostbride Cameo :iconlittlebreeze:LittleBreeze 183 15 Mousetache by tamaraR Mousetache :icontamarar:tamaraR 126 65 STUPID DRAWING by Centchi STUPID DRAWING :iconcentchi:Centchi 537 34


Hey everyone! It's been a really long time since I've been active on here, or really on any of my social accounts, so thank you for your patience and all of the kind messages I've had waiting for me!

So where have I been all this time? Well, the reality of being an independent adult has set in over the last year, complicated by the fact that I've decided to make my living as an independent artist... I guess what I am saying is "Hooo boy, am I in debt from a crappy year of freelancing!" While it gave me enough spare time to get Snorffles & Meeps 3 done, it's taken its toll on my savings account, and I've had to really focus on getting some solid, paid work.

Luckily, I've had a whole new world opened up to me by signing with an agency this past January. I have 3 major picture books in the works (one of which is a series you all grew up with! EEEEE!) and I am being kept very busy with smaller book titles and children's licensing. It's ended up being a real challenge but also much more fun and freeing than my work in the games industry has been in all of 7 years, so I am very grateful to be in this position right now.

It does mean that there is less time for personal artwork, and really even getting a single new piece done for Emerald City Comic Con has been nearly impossible and it may not even happen. But the overlap of my professional work and personal work had blurred significantly, so I am feeling satisfied with what I am doing these days - the bummer is that I can't talk about it or show anything for at least a year. Boo! 

I am going to try and grind on that ECCC piece this week, so stay tuned! Thank you all for hanging in with me!
  • Listening to: Ranma 1/2 episodes. Aw yeah.
  • Drinking: Blueberry tea


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Steph Laberis
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
I am a character designer and illustrator by trade and I also do needle felting and puppet-making on the side.

I do take commissions, but I do not accept points as payment. I also do not do needle felted commissions, as they are very time consuming and it's difficult to land on a fee that is both fair to the artist and to the customer. If you are interested in a 2D digital commission, drop me a note to discuss rates and availability!


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AmericanDunce Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016
OHMYGOSHHHHH! Your art is so good I cannot believe it exists! It's all so cute and precious!Pikachu Loves It Plz 
clara-di Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aah im such a fan of your work.
Luineannon Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2015
Congratulations on The Grumpy Cat book deal! I knew I recognized your name when I saw the style of work. That's wicked cool!
Steph-Laberis Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!!! That's really awesome to hear, I don't really know if I stand out in the vast world of artists but it means a lot to me that you recognized my style! I am looking very forward to working on this series!
The-Golem-Armada Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Professional General Artist
I really like your gallery. You have a very nice illustrative style. Great job! :nod:
Ernimator Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015  Professional Filmographer
Love your art style and humor.
ChaosShu Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just genius!!! Wonderfull work!! i'm in love!! :heart:
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